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Groton Police responded to a two-car accident on Main Street near Broadmeadow Street on June 13. An east bound vehicle...

Front L-R: Ed Schaffer, Jerry Lubenau, Jack Griffin, Paul Cormier, Walt Cinsavich, Ed Perkins. Back: William Ennis, Bud Robertson, Allen King, Neil Campbell, Jack Mullin. Not Pictured: Rod Van Guilder, Philip Horgan, Kenneth Saunders, George Barr, Vince Pothier, Neville Markham and Glen Cushman. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

By Robert Mingolelli   The Groton Memorial Day celebration was held on Monday, May 27, 2019. Many units in the town’s...

Amy Degen, chair of Nashoba Valley Hadassah with PAVE (Providing Academic and Vocational Experience) students at Groton-Dunstable Regional High School.

Dear Editor,     I would like to thank the PAVE (Providing Academic and Vocational Experience) students at Groton-Dunstable...
Students celebrate a lighter moment at the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, DC., after a solemn ceremony at Arlington...

Members of Troop 13, newly formed all-girl Scouts BSA troop in flag-raising exercises at the mound on Memorial Day. Photo by Steve Lieman

by Mary Swansburg      In February 2019 the Scouts BSA program was formed under the Boy Scouts of America. Scouts BSA has...

From left to right: Dr. Lauren Yeager, Dr. Pam Jarboe, Lisa Medora, LMT and Debbie Ward, Certified Life and Health Coach with $1000 their event raised for battered women's shelter.

Women who take care of themselves and stay connected to one another are incredibly resourceful. Last Thursday, June 13, Drs...
   Employees from Rollstone Bank & Trust (RBT) rolled up their sleeves to help Habitat for Humanity North Central...

Front L-R: Ed Schaffer, Jerry Lubenau, Jack Griffin, Paul Cormier, Walt Cinsavich, Ed Perkins. Back: William Ennis, Bud Robertson, Allen King, Neil Campbell, Jack Mullin. Not Pictured: Rod Van Guilder, Philip Horgan, Kenneth Saunders, George Barr, Vince Pothier, Neville Markham and Glen Cushman. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

Amy Degen, chair of Nashoba Valley Hadassah with PAVE (Providing Academic and Vocational Experience) students at Groton-Dunstable Regional High School.

Members of Troop 13, newly formed all-girl Scouts BSA troop in flag-raising exercises at the mound on Memorial Day. Photo by Steve Lieman

From left to right: Dr. Lauren Yeager, Dr. Pam Jarboe, Lisa Medora, LMT and Debbie Ward, Certified Life and Health Coach with $1000 their event raised for battered women's shelter.

Groton’s Annual Fireworks Festival will be held at Town Field (behind the Library) on Monday, July 8, 2019. Activities, Food, Fun, Music and...
by Russell Harris      At the Economic Development Committee’s [EDC] urging, Select Board members voted unanimously to dissolve the 10-year old...
by Connie Sartini      Following lengthy discussions over several of their meetings regarding Town Counsel and whether or not to make any changes,...
Assault & Battery on Groton Police Officer on Main Street     Following a disturbance complaint, Groton Police arrested Sarah Danielle Broadstone...
Groton Police responded to a two-car accident on Main Street near Broadmeadow Street on June 13. An east bound vehicle crossed into the westbound...
by Connie Sartini      Renewal of Town Manager Mark Haddad’s contract for three-years was unanimously approved by the Select Board. This is Haddad’s...
 The Groton Select Board voted unanimously to approve a new three-year contract for Fire Chief Steele McCurdy.    In the first year, July 1, 2019, to...
by Bob Katzen, BHR    The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) has awarded a two-year $700,000 grant to UTEC Inc. of Lowell to establish a...

News

Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 1:17pm
by Russell Harris      At the Economic Development Committee’s [EDC] urging, Select Board members...
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 1:13pm
by Connie Sartini      Following lengthy discussions over several of their meetings regarding Town...
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 1:11pm
Assault & Battery on Groton Police Officer on Main Street     Following a disturbance complaint...

Obituaries

Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 11:24am
Sidney Leroy Carkin, Jr. died at his home Saturday, June 8, 2019 in Oklahoma City, OK after a long...
Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 10:23am
Joseph Brooks Minifie, lovingly known as  Joe, died on Saturday, May 25, 2019. He was born in...
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 1:40pm
Carolyn Frances (Lopilato) Parenti, Age 80 of Groton formerly of Marlboro passed away on Sunday,...

Features

Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 11:52am

Members of Troop 13, newly formed all-girl Scouts BSA troop in flag-raising exercises at the mound on Memorial Day. Photo by Steve Lieman

by Mary Swansburg      In February 2019 the Scouts BSA program was formed under the Boy Scouts of...
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 10:42am
   Employees from Rollstone Bank & Trust (RBT) rolled up their sleeves to help Habitat for...
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 12:35am

The famous cardboard boat race.

Photographs by Steve Lieman show some of the fun and beauty of this year's glorious celebration of...

Public Notices

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Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 11:15am
Commonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs MEPA Office 100...
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 11:13am
Public Hearing - Housing Production Plan    The Groton Planning Board will hold a public hearing on...
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 11:10am
Public Hearing Notice Stormwater Management Permit In accordance with the provisions of Chapter 198...

Sports

Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 12:33pm

Front L-R: Ed Schaffer, Jerry Lubenau, Jack Griffin, Paul Cormier, Walt Cinsavich, Ed Perkins. Back: William Ennis, Bud Robertson, Allen King, Neil Campbell, Jack Mullin. Not Pictured: Rod Van Guilder, Philip Horgan, Kenneth Saunders, George Barr, Vince Pothier, Neville Markham and Glen Cushman. Photo by Robert Mingolelli

By Robert Mingolelli   The Groton Memorial Day celebration was held on Monday, May 27, 2019. Many...
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 12:26pm
Scramble Results for 6/18/2019   First Place: Team #3   Rod Van Guilder, Bud Robertson, Paul Egan...
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 9:41pm

Midland-Wachusett League MVP Brendan Ferarri pitched a complete game against Doherty in MIAA first round Division 1 Central action. Photo courtesy Robert Mingolelli

GD 5, Doherty 4 (Thurs, June 6) Midland-Wachusett League MVP Brendan Ferarri pitched a complete...

Special Announcements

Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 2:23pm
Groton’s Annual Fireworks Festival will be held at Town Field (behind the Library) on Monday, July...
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 1:02pm
by Connie Sartini      Renewal of Town Manager Mark Haddad’s contract for three-years was...
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 1:01pm
 The Groton Select Board voted unanimously to approve a new three-year contract for Fire Chief...

Happenings

Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 11:34am
Exclusive Massachusetts appearance includes Concert, Workshop, and Live Interview with The Mikkel...
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 11:32am
Prescott School Community Center Spring 2019 Registration  Now Open Online For Complete Course...
Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 12:21am
Healthy fish populations depend on good water quality, and some of the best observers of healthy...

People

Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 11:07am

From left to right: Dr. Lauren Yeager, Dr. Pam Jarboe, Lisa Medora, LMT and Debbie Ward, Certified Life and Health Coach with $1000 their event raised for battered women's shelter.

Women who take care of themselves and stay connected to one another are incredibly resourceful....
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 11:02am
Dr. Lynne O’Neil and Dr. Allison O’Neil opened a new veterinary hospital in Groton at the Mill Run...
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 10:36am
DEGREES   Vermont Tech Benjamin Marson of Groton is among the 483 students who graduated in spring...

Schools

Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 12:18pm
Students celebrate a lighter moment at the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, DC., after a solemn...
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 11:29am
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing the sixth annual statewide...
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 10:50am
Nashoba Valley Technical High School Class of 2019 — 165 strong — bid a fond farewell to their home...

Letters

Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 12:23pm
Dear Editor,    Throughout my life I have been present with family and friends during one of the...
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 12:22pm

Amy Degen, chair of Nashoba Valley Hadassah with PAVE (Providing Academic and Vocational Experience) students at Groton-Dunstable Regional High School.

Dear Editor,     I would like to thank the PAVE (Providing Academic and Vocational Experience)...
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 11:07pm
To the Editor,    The United States has the best-educated doctors, nurses, and medical technicians...

Out of Town

Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 11:42am
Hot days, cool art. Enjoy a fun night out at the Fitchburg Art Museum on the Solstice, Friday, June...
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 11:40am
Ayer, MA: The St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church Garden Guild, known as the ‘Layweeders’ has begun their...
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 11:21pm

Rev Joyce Scherer-Hoock, Makenna Knowles & Quinn. Courtesy photo

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Ayer will hold their annual Blessing of the Animals on Sunday,...

Public Library

Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 11:44am
Groton Public Library  Adult Events: A Universe of Stories  SUMMER READING PROGRAM For All Ages:...
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 11:29pm
ADULT EVENTS: A Universe of Stories SUMMER READING PROGRAM for All Ages: Kids, Teens, & Adults...
Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 10:35am
Summer Reading Program, Fan Fest, Dr. Who Scavenger Hunt, Guardians of the Galaxy Karaoke, and more...

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